individual mini apple pies : Looks like they'd be TOTALLY yummy ! I love to bake and have done plenty of it, but never thought of using a muffin tin and making individual apple pies. You could do this for ANY kind of pie !
Pears in Puff Pastry. Slice pear in half, core it, and add cuts. Place pears on ready-made puff pastry, cut around inch. Brush pastry with beaten egg, sprinkle with brown sugar. Bake at 180 for 15 mins. (link is not working but all info is here)